Auckland Queen Street
Feb 22 - Jun 25, 2021
Feb 22 - Jun 25, 2021
Feb 22 - Jun 25, 2021
Full-time / Part-time Evening
The only thing certain in today’s workplace is change.
Stay ahead of change and set yourself up for a career with a future with this short, sharp Certificate in IT and Client Support.
The great all-rounder
In just 16 weeks, you’ll learn the practical skills and technical smarts you need to understand networking, operating systems, hardware and scripting. Studying this will set you up to either landing a job in entry level I.T. support or is the first step in our Cloud Engineering Pathway, which will see you build your knowledge of network infrastructure and security over two and a half years, preparing you to tackle complex cloud-based projects in the real world.
Learners receive guidance from our team of experienced lecturers in a practical learning environment.
Scripting for systems administrators
Identifying, using and connecting hardware components and devices including troubleshooting and maintenance. Troubleshoot PC and mobile device issues including application security support. Install and configure laptops and other mobile devices. Follow best practices for safety, environmental impacts, and communication and professionalism.
Install and support Windows Operating Systems including command line & client support. Understand Mac, Linux and Mobile Operating Systems.
Introduction to networking
Troubleshoot device Explain types of networks and connections including TCP/IP, WIFI and SOHO. Compare & contrast cloud computing concepts & setup client-side virtualization and network issues.
HWiNFO, CPU-Z, Microsoft Office, Windows 10 (base machine), All Microsoft operating systems, Linux operating system, Microsoft web expression, etc.
DMM (digital multimeter), ESD mat, PC maintenance tool kit, crimping tool, switched mode power supply (SMPS) tester, IP cleaner, safety equipment, access point, broadband router, LAN switch, computer with required software and inbuilt utilities
$3,365.90 + $170 student services Levy
+ $369 course related costs (on campus delivery)
+ $899 course related costs (online delivery)
Note: Our online delivery option provides students with a computer pack to assist with the module Hardware Assembly.
*Eligible for 'fees-free' study
$6,500 + $850 course fee + $369 course related costs
**Unable to study our online option due to visa requirements.
There are no mandatory prerequisites to meet regulatory body or legislative requirements for this qualification, however its recommended that students have 48 NCEA Level 2 credits in the best four subjects or Level 3 or suitable industry/ computing experience. Applicants without NCEA Level 2 and Level 3 qualifications, you may be interviewed and considered on a case-by-case basis.
If an applicant's first language is not English, they must demonstrate English language proficiency at the level of IELTS 5.5.
International students need to be at least 18 years old.
After graduating from this course you can either seek entry-level employment in the IT industry or advance your skills by joining our Diploma in Systems Administration, which is part of our 2.5 year Cloud Engineering Pathway. Build your career in one of the best-paid industries in the world. Keep upskilling and adapting in this booming sector, and your potential earnings could be eye-watering.
With additional practical experience, graduates can sit the following exam: CompTIA A+ (220-1001 and 220-1002)
NZ$93.5K (Auckland median IT base salary). Entry-level salaries range from NZ$46–65K.
Graduates can apply for jobs as a Field Service Technician, Service Desk Analyst, IT Support Technician, Helpdesk Representative, System Support Technician/Specialist or Desktop Support Administrator.
Term dates are subject to change, pending enrolment numbers, availability and any unforeseen funding fluctuations. Yoobee Colleges reserves the right to modify schedules to make sure the College runs well and student are offered the best learning experience.
Our friendly course advisors can help with everything you need to know including an outline of study options, key information about enrolment, and all our campuses spread around New Zealand.